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Nazca Lines: Archaeologists discover a 2000 year old cat figure in Peru

Written by Oscar Holland, CNN According to the country’s Ministry of Culture, a giant cat figure was discovered in southern Peru, carved into a dry hill over 2,000 years ago. The ancient geoglyph, 37 meters in diameter, is part of the Nazca Lines, a collection of hundreds of mysterious works of art etched onto a plateau 250 miles south of …

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Peru opens Machu Picchu for a tourist stranded by Covid

Jesse Katayama was originally supposed to visit Machu Picchu in March Peru opened the Inca ruins of Machu Picchu to a single Japanese tourist who had waited almost seven months to visit the world heritage site. Jesse Katayama was scheduled to visit Machu Picchu in March but it has been closed due to coronavirus. Culture Minister Alejandro Neyra said Mr. …

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Peru opens Machu Picchu ruins to a tourist

A Japanese tourist, who has had an entry ticket for the Machu Picchu World Heritage Site in Peru since March, was finally allowed to visit the ruins of the Inca citadel on Saturday. Jesse Takayama got on after making a special request when he was stranded at the site built more than 500 years ago during the coronavirus outbreak in …

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Peru opens Machu Picchu ruins for a tourist | World news

Peru opened the ruins of Machu Picchu to a single Japanese tourist after waiting almost seven months to enter the Inca Citadel while trapped in the Andean country during the coronavirus outbreak. Jesse Takayama’s entry into the ruins came thanks to a special request he submitted while stranded on the slopes of the mountains near the site in the town …

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Chinese fishing fleet moves from Galapagos to Peru

Tensions rise along the Pacific coast of South America as a huge Chinese fishing fleet of around 300 vessels pulls from the edge of the Galapagos Marine Reserve into the waters off Peru. On Tuesday afternoon, President Trump condemned China in a speech at the United Nations on a range of topics ranging from coronavirus to human rights. Highlighting Chinese …

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Peru opens hearings on impeachment proceedings against the president

LIMA, Peru – The Peruvian Congress voted Friday to open hearings against President Martín Vizcarra for alleged obstruction of justice. This could lead him to resign quickly if the country is exposed to one of the worst coronavirus outbreaks in the world. The political crisis was sparked by the release of audio recordings in Congress on Thursday that appeared to …

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Huge petrified tree in Peru shows environmental changes in the Andes

The giant petrified tree discovered in Peru shows how the environment in the Andes has changed dramatically over the past 10 million years The tree was found in Peru, and researchers say it dates back 10 million years Researchers say the tree fossil came from a high place in southern Peru The area where it grew when the tree was …

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At least 13 people die in Peru in front of police officers in a raid on the COVID-19 club

At least 13 people were killed when people tried to flee when police officers raided a nightclub in Lima, Peru, which was open despite coronavirus restrictions. The victims were knocked down to death or suffocated when around 120 people tried to escape the Thomas Restobar Club through the only front door on Saturday night, national police and government officials said. …

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Peru Club Rush: At least 13 people die in an illegal nightclub

Police were called to the Thomas Restobar in the Los Olivos district of Peru on Saturday evening to shut down an illegal party that was attended by more than 120 people. In Peru, social distancing measures are mandatory, large social gatherings are prohibited, and there is a nationwide curfew at 10 p.m. to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. …

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